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, must be because i was just so smart. there are a lot of smart people out there. bill: take us into the mind frame for a comment like that. white house would come out and argue and i imagine they will government has a purpose and that was the point the president was trying to make. the point you're making this goes back to his days a as community organizer. explain that. >> well, i think in essence when you're a community organizer you're basically dealing with a lot of people disadvantaged you're trying to get them government assistance or welfare checks or whatever and the other part of the story though is that people who are creating jobs are getting up every day and going to work and working very, very hard. this should be a campaign celebrating the american worker. his story in itself is successful story. bill: president obama. >> president obama. i think to certain extent but reflect as mindset. it is the mindset the contrast between what romney and his campaign will be about. we can again become a great leader of the world as we always have been. we can get americans bac
and later nora from the center from a new american security discuss it is future of iraq after u.s. troops are with drawn. >> good morning in what is expected to be the final week for congress before the august recess and the party conventions, the farm bill and the bush era tax cuts will take up much of the debate in the house of representatives, the senate also in session congress expected to recess friday or this weekend. the president back on the campaign trail. meanwhile republican presidential candidate mitt romney is in israel delivers a speech in poland before he returns to the states. today marks the 100-day mark, 100 days before the general election with the party conventions getting under way next month and in early september three presidential debates, a vice presidential debate and countless ads on television and in the web. we'll begin with your comments on this campaign. as always we want to hear from you. you can also join the conversation on line. you can join us on facebook or send us an e-mail. let's begin with norl which points out the november 6 elections just
us so early. there are 100 days left until the election and mitt romney is talking zero tolerance, making a lot of news because he's saying he would back an israel strike against iran. we'll tell you all about that. >> dave: plus, as mayors across the country tell chick-fil-a to stay out the restaurant, the chain is not backing down. the latest on the chicken wars. >> clayton: sounds delicious. from the soda to baby bottles, michael bloomberg trying to ban formula at hospitals. not ban, but more difficult to get. we'll debate this hot topic as "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us. >> clayton: and bad puns already from the floor crew already, what a way to kick it off. >> alisyn: dave, our floor director, said that's not a formula for success. >> dave: i love a good pun. >> clayton: good morning, we've got a lot coming up. we'll talk about the chicken wars because some interesting political folks have thrown their hat into the chicken wars ring. >> dave: more serious than chicken wars is the potential for real wars, 100 days out f
romney who understands what's made us prosperous in the past and in the future as well. the choice is between people that believe in the the things that made us different and those that ask people to apply the policies that will make us just like everybody else. you will decide those elections and willingness to work and make a difference and i promise you i will do my part if you do yours. thank you, thank you. >> he had a better chance of getting reelected in a close election by dividing the country than trying to aspire to a different way of doing things. what a shame. what a missed opportunity and so the next president needs to lead, you can't have a president that's always looking down and saying that the entrepreneurs are really not that relevant. in america they're really relevant. without them we would be nothing. >> that's what they were saying on the stump, basically, for mitt romney. if you believe in omens or superstitious, what was going on with marco rubio yesterday because he tweeted about this emergency landing. he says not one, but two planes i was on today had mal
. the rest of us are counting on you. >>> good morning, i'm melissa harris-perry before we begin, we want to congratulate congressman barney frank and jim ready who got married last night. governor patrick duval officiated and asked if they promised to love each other on sickness and in health, on msnbc and fox, as long as they both shall live. congressman frank the first sitting member of congress to enter into a same-sex marriage. but now onto our top political story. when most of us think of the map of our country, we picture this. 48 states, all smooshed together with two more hovering in the pacific. but if you're one of the two americans currently running to be president of all the states on that map, right now, you're not really thinking much about the vast majority of them, because only four months out from election date, your version of the u.s. map looks a lot like this. this is a map of the battleground states in the presidential election and if you didn't see your state highlighted on that map, hate to break it to you, because your vote is not going to matter much in determini
. and the choosers. you are picking the president for the rest of us. so that means you don't have the luxury of political apathy. we, those of us who live in the all too predictable ballot box behavior states, counting on you to get it right. first of all, don't be fooled by the optics that are meant to signal the candidates understand the lives of scalled ordinary people. you know, like buss with folksy tour names. rich guys pretending they ride the bus is not a signal that they understand your lives. neither is rolling up their cleaves or leaving their neck ties at home or eating pancakes or drinking a beer. you know how politicians show you they can relate to your lives? creating policies that make your lives better. pay attention to what they say to you, not just what they are showing you. and numbers like these, totally unacceptable from a pew poll showed 45% of americans are completely clueless about the supreme court's landmark decision on affordable care act. listen, if it's your vote that determines whether or not the rest of us get health care, swing states, i need to you do a litt
involved in the conversation, here are the numbers -- you can get in touch with us via social media -- we want to begin by showing an article that we got from "the hill" here to talk to us more about that on the telephone is carlo muniz, a reporter on "the hill." guest: thanks for having me. host: about this proposed work group the senator ayotte is shopping around the capital. does this sound like another super committee to fix what the other super committee could not fix? guest: in a certain sense, you are right. from my understanding, the working group the senator ayotte was gauging support for would really be focused on the one-year proposals that republicans in the house and the senate or looking at. senator ayotte along with senator mccain and senator kyl and senator rubio and others are looking at a one-year postponement of sequestration which is scheduled to go into effect early in january. rep buck mckean is looking at a similar program. i think the working group she was looking at, i don't think these working groups would tackle the entire sequestration issue the way the sup
. we begin with chief of interpretation at ft. mchenry in baltimore. he recently joined us to talk about the fort bombardment and the creation of the star spangled banner. this is about 30 minutes. you are looking at the arrival of tall ships at baltimore's fort mchenry. welcome to american history tv on cspan3 where we'll be live until 2:00 p.m. eastern today, taking your calls and talking with historians about this little-known war. we'll go live to ft. mchenry now, the home of the star spangled banner. we are joined by vince vaise. chief of interpretation at ft. mchenry thanks for joining us this morning. >> good morning. >> before we get into our conversation with you we want to invite our viewers by phone. it's easy to do that in the you're in the eastern or central time zone. that number is 202-737-0002. make sure you mute your television when you call in and we will get to your calls in a moment. when visitors come to mt. mchenry, what is the reason you tell them the war of 1812 is significant in american history? >> this is really the war that defined us as a people and rea
find us online. send us a tweet. join the conversation on facebook by looking for c-span. or e-mail us. the new study is by the consumer federation of america. and the certified financial planner board. here's a story from "usa today covering it. that according to this new survey at. only 31% of americans have put together a financial plan, the .tory goes on to seay that was the same percentage in 1997. what do you think about your financial planning? are you ready for the future? do you have a plan that you have put together on your own or with professional? are you concerned about what awaits you in the future? here's a piece by nbc news. that's from this week. here's some information about saving for retirement by age, how it breaks down demographically. this story in the "usa today" says although attitudes have changed and concerns of prison, there is one constant, people who have a financial plan feel more confident about their financial future and report more success managing money. that is according to the ceo of the certified financial planner board. here are more statistics ab
of the little never war of 1812. we begin with vincent vaise. he recently joined us to talk about "the star spangled banner." this is about 30 minutes. you are looking at the arrival of tall ships at baltimore's fort mchenry. welcome to american history tv on cspan3 where we'll be live today. we are joined by vince vaise. before we get into our conversation with you we want to invite our viewers by phone. the number -- make sure you mute your calls when you call in. >> this made the flag the symbol of the american people that it is today. yes, the american flag had already been invented, but it was really during the war of 1812 in which the american flag won international respect through the words of francis scott key and the successful defense of this fort during the war of 1812 from the british and also some of the great naval battles of the war of 1812, like the american ships, like "old ironsides," the "constitution." >> you are dressed in full battle or full formal regalia at ft. mchenry. why don't you tell us a bit about the uniform you're wearing and where exactly in the fort you're
for that tragedy. >>> this morning more than 60% of the u.s. are dealing with extreme drought conditions. nearly 1,300 counties in the united states have been labeled disaster areas. the obama administration is asking congress for drought relief help and to help pass a 5 500 billion dollar farm bill. right now crops are withering away under the heat, threatening to drive up prices on food and fuel in the nation. corn prices are coming next. tom vilsack says increased consumer costs could come later this year and next year. he said, by the way, he's getting on his knees every day saying an extra prayer. rob marciano is live in indianapolis at the heart of the drought right now standing, i believe, with some cattle. this isn't just about crops, is it? >> no, it's not. this is a ripple effect that in all the factors that you spoke of, it goes well beyond, you know, the corn belt and farmers that may just be having a bad year. it goes down the line in a big trickle effect. one of them is livestock and the food that we eat. the milk we drink. because these animals need that grain, need that corn to sur
from passengers on a flight from new york to madrid. tom costello covers aviation for us. tom, how are you? >> reporter: good morning. delta flight to madrid, 206 passengers on board. it left new york at 8:00 but soon after turned back to jfk and escorted to a remote location on the runway after a passenger spotted something that looked very suspicious. on the floor of a lavatory, a straw with wires in it. the crew notified on board air marshals and then a female passenger began having difficulty breathing as she pointed out another male passenger she thought was the last person into the lavatory. the male passenger denied going to the rest room or having anything to do with the wires but the air marshals and crew became concerned that the female passenger might be part of a diversion. listen to the pilot talking to the tower when they were on the ramp but before police boarded the plane. >> we have a lady that is on oxygen that the flight attendants want paramedics for, but we think she's the one that is supposed to be the decoy to keep looking at the gentleman that was playing wi
. >>> and is there tension in the u.s. supreme court after that health care ruling? you will hear what justice scalia said about any possible bad blood. that's in that cnn exclusive coming right up. >>> up first this morning, breaking news from tanzania where more than 30 people have drowned, over 100 more are feared dead after a ferry with nearly 300 people on board sank. about 150 people were rescued. but officials say there's not much hope for the passengers still missing. there were also 31 children on board. you are looking there at pictures of a little boy being saved. there were tourists on board as well. it's not clear if any of them were americans. rough weather an fierce waves are hampering rescue efforts and may be to blame for that tragedy. >>> this morning more than 60% of the u.s. are dealing with extreme drought conditions. nearly 1,300 counties in the united states have been labeled disaster areas. the obama administration is asking congress for drought relief help and to help pass a 5 500 billion dollar farm bill. right now crops are withering away under the heat, threatening to drive up
gretchen carlson is here to help us out. she's always so good at this. >> that's a set-up, heather and heather. it's a holiday! so my brain is on holiday. here we go! >> fireworks! >> two in a row. >> bombs away. >> happy fourth to you, gretchen. >> heather, likewise. hope you have some fun today. >> see you back here tomorrow. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> happy fourth of july, everyone! good morning, it is wednesday, july 4, 2012, i'm gretchen carlson and you know what we can say today? happy birthday, america. let's celebrate. his vote made all the difference. chief justice john roberts upholding obamacare so why are we hearing reports he also wrote most of the dissent? he was busy. >> and this independence day, are dependents on government at an all time high? we're an entitlement nation, i'm afraid and some states getting rewarded for making sure we stay that way. >> sorry, folks. no fourth of july fireworks for one american town. they might upset the birds nesting. might be sleeping. we're not kidding. it will scare them and wake them up. "fox & friends" starts rig
>> that's the u.s. army guard fife and drum corps performing "yankee doodle dandy." it's one thing to be able to toot this holiday. they're able to toot those horns in wonderful fashion. >> yeah, no kidding. >> as a little kid, i had one of those hats and used to wear it all the time. i couldn't play something like this. that was fantastic. >> i feel like i'm time traveling, traveling back. >> with that tiffany's store over his shoulder. >> wonderful. mix of old and new today as we celebrate the fourth of july and america's birthday. thank you so much for tuning into "fox & friends" this morning. i'm flanked by clayton and peter johnson jr. today. good morning. >> good morning, thanks for having me. >> and we'd like to thank people today, right? >> we have some beautiful flowers on the set here at 1-800 flowers does a great job of setting up our set this morning and providing some color this morning. thank you so them. also this morning, we've got a veteran outside, a world war ii veteran who will pull a car with his teeth. >> can't wait to see that. >> do i need to say anythi
to find a discriminator that exists or existed within the usda. i think it's incumbent upon us to find equal protection for americans and if people are being discriminated against, we should fix that. and i don't know that it exists to the extent that it has been alleged by injury concerned about the political movement in this country that the fear on the part of republicans to make any comment that has to do with some sensitive issue and to go along with programs that may or may not have merit. but i would like to see the equal protection part and i look around this room and i think there's an opportunity to come to the congress and i think there's an opportunity to get involved in farming. i look around my neighbors and where was the special program for the swedes or irish that's just been about 15 miles of me. if they didn't -- to get started farming and guess it was hard. if you can show me people are being discriminated against want to help you fix that but i don't think on the other side we get where we need to go as a nation if we set up special projects for people that are defi
economy. we have differences in our tariffs. that causes us to borrow money. the light borrowing against the store. in host: i heard tariffs in those comments. is there a trade policy and are we playing on a level playing field? maybe you can pick up that point. >guest: one of the big issues in terms of trade policy is how the u.s. responds and crafts its relationship with china. as of last year, the senate passed a tough bill to clamp down on the chinese currency manipulation. china would not call of manipulation, obviously. the bill was in the house but it is opposed by the obama administration. they don't want to hurt their relationship with china and house republicans have no intention of bringing this up. on the other hand, mitt romney has said he will declare china a currency manipulator on the first day of his presidency. it is on clearview will follow through with that because there are real geopolitical consequences to that. that is something we are seeing in the campaign. host: back to the farm bill -- if there were an emergency measure, how would the politics of that play out?
's used this weird timeline of '99 to 2002 when all the bad stuff happened, i wasn't there. >> right. it's a product of the romney campaign's attempt to keep this incredibly simple. in the primary, the same documents were kicking around in the primary and the campaign would never engage in them directly. the republicans opponents were shopping them around but they backgrounded reporters, talked reporters out of writing about it. they kept everything very abstract. there's a saying if you're explaining, you're losing. they clearly believe it. they have not explained everything. in a presidential campaign that's not an option. the heat sometimes gets so hot, you have to explain, you have to engage. what they have succeeded in doing is pushing all the explanation into the summer and fall, when they could have done it last year. >> now you're starting to see republicans question sort of what's going on and how they are handling this. politico has a fairly extensive roster of prominent republican strategists saying you guys are going to have to tackle this. jonathan bernstein in the "washingt
of state. it is important we attach conditions. it is on the way we can take people with us as we continue to expand our aid budget as a time of economic difficulty at home. if we want a stable and prosperous afghanistan and a safe afghanistan, we need an afghanistan where the role of women is properly respected. >> can i get the prime minster to answer the question a few moments ago? >> there was vote last night in the house of lords. i have a clear view. the government has a clear view about the right way ahead. there will be a motion for the labor party. i hope for a whole government inquiry. if we can't answer that question, people will take a very dim view of an opposition party that stands in the way of inquiry because they don't want to be washing down in public. >> thank you mr. speaker. the olympics are great opportunity to bring our nation together. therefore, does the prime minster display the crimes of some union leader. >> we have in unite unions. >> we are grateful for the police, and county council rescue service. we need real money to support these people and agencies. >>
fighting, as government forces use helicopter gunships and heavy artillery to pound the rebels. >> woodruff: and in a second election story, ray suarez reports on a voting rights showdown in a battleground state. >> a court here will be asked to decide whether pennsylvania can run next november's elections with one of the toughest voter i.d. laws in the country still in place. >> ifill: i sat down with sir elton john to talk about his new book and his determination to put an end to the aids crisis. >> i feel strong enough and lucky enough to open up and say "i'm h.i.v.-positive" then we're facing an uphill battle. >> woodruff: and we talk with miles o'brien about the lasting legacy of the first american woman to enter space, astronaut sally ride. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these inst
's argument had "injured us more, and has been as great a barrier to our emancipation as any thing that has ever been advanced against us," for it had " sunk deep into the hearts of millions of the whites, and never will be removed this side of eternity." so, the ideal of equality jefferson proclaimed, he also betrayed. he got it right when he wrote about "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." as the core of our human aspirations. but he lived it wrong, denying to others the rights he claimed for himself. and that's how jefferson came to embody the oldest and longest war of all -- the war between the self and the truth, between what we know and how we live. so enjoy the fireworks and flags, the barbecues and bargain sales. but hold this thought as well -- that behind this fourth of july holiday are human beings who were as flawed and conflicted as they were inspired. if they were to look upon us today they most likely would think as they did then, how much remains to be done. with those contradictions of american history in mind, this seemed a good time to talk with khalil gibran muh
into what makes this nation so excellent. we know that it's you. father, a thank you for each one of use of -- thank you for each one of these and people. we thank you for the time and pray that continues throughout the day. please bless each one of our speakers as they come out and impart wisdom. we pray that you would bless each one of these young people at that lead today to go out and change the nation, to protect those values that make it so great, to reflect you. we pray that each one of these and people would not grow weary but they would mount up on the wings like eagles. but pinky for the state and ask you to bless it might lead in jesus' name. >> thank you. and we do appreciate the hospitality of the heritage foundation for some 200 students coming from about 100 different colleges. i hope you have found a very profitable and enjoyable. i'm going to call on a representative of the heritage foundation. director of the young eagles program. just take a minute or so about the heritage program. we do some great work -- they do some great work and we appreciate their cooperation. >>
registered voters than there are adults over the age of 18 according to the u.s. census. because of a clue. what to me to put this will, there's simple steps. have they photo id to present at the polls and clean up absentee balloting. absentee ballots of the to a choice because you can register, applied for a ballot, then, and in many cases never have to present himself. kansas has been very good form. often require the you have a legitimate excuse to ask for an absentee ballot. they should make an effort to vote on election day. the few votes to early you have people voting before the last debate stiffeners. in addition, when you apply you have to give them the last four digits of his social security number, and that has reduced from dramatically. we are told this is the other suppression. we're told this is a return to the jim crow laws. well, frankly 80 percent of americans support the total idea pools. the thomas is a high percentage for any issue, even high and another that your humble pie because people are estranged and some people. chieftains of hispanics and african-americans supp
class men. the polls are showing us while he is doing well with women and some other groups, this is a group that seems to be wavering between president obama and mitt romney. a recent average, shows the president with less than a three-point lead within the margin of error. on the fourth o of july, he addressed military members saying we need more immigration laws that allow immigrants to stay, like the dream act. mitt romney was up in new hampshire. while he tried to shy away from politics officially, he has been wrapped up in this debate over whether or not he contradicted himself in his campaign over the health care mandate. is it a penalty? is it a tax? romney says the supreme court called it a tax, so it is a tax. his campaign said otherwise. we will likely turn the focus back to the economy as new job numbers come out for june. lynn? >>> scientists at the large hadron collider have announced they have likely discovered the so-called god particle. it may explain how stars, planets, even life, how these things were created and held together. science editor, lawrence mcg
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the presidential campaign's focus has turned-- however briefly-- to foreign policy this week. president obama and republican mitt romney made their cases to a major veterans group, albeit on different days. margaret warner has portour re >> warner: mitt romney took direct aim at the president's leadership? the world today, telling the veterans of foreign wars convention that the last few years have been a time of declining influence and missed opportunities. >> he has given trust where it is not earned, insult where it was not deserved, and apology where it is not due. i am an unapologetic believer in the great
about the word that he used that set this off. >> my experience as an olympic organizer is there are always a few very small things that end up going not quite right in the first day or so, those get ironed out. and then when the games themselves begin, and athletes take over, all of the mistakes of the organizing committee and i made a few. all of those are overwhelmed by, the main things, the athletes carry out. >> reporter: the prime minister was asked if romney apologized at ten downing street. the prime minister felt a volt of confidence from mitt romney. the story traveled all the way back to salt lake city. the spokesman for the mayor there, saying of the prime minister in brit thivenain. happy to have him. happy to send a map that he doesn't run into trouble check for the middle of nowhere. david muir, abc news. >> the white house is pushing better educational opportunities for african-american students. the president signed an initiative aimed at ensuring students receive a complete and competitive education. >>> 300,000 people lost power in the ohio valley and
i only use french's french fried onions on my crunchy onion chicken because it's america's number one brand. just minutes to make, then bake! ♪ you wane ♪ got to be starting something ♪ you want to be starting something you got to be starting something ♪ >> it's michael jackson friday. >> oh, all right. i feel it. friday. i am in the mood today. >> not that you aren't monday through thursday. >> just amped up on friday. >> the jackson family drama enters a new chapter with katherine jackson fighting to regain control over her grandchildren and her late son's estate. >> and all the money with it. >> yeah. >> as miriam hernandez reports on katherine's homecoming and leftover hard feelings. >> reporter: gone ten days, katherine jackson is now back. why did she leave? and why did she not contact the three minor children of michael jackson, the individuals who by court ruling she is supposed to care for? in an exclusive interview with abc news, the 82-year-old matriarch reads from a statement trying to set the record straight. >> i am fine and i am here with my children and my
used by sierra pacific industries and its timber partners caused a massive fire in two counties. both sides settled the lawsuit without disclosing the terms. the government was seeking $700 million. >>> a san jose church choir will be singing a capella tomorrow after burglars stole $25,000 worth of musical instruments. father john fadigo says burglars have broken into the music storage room at our lady of guadalupe church three times in the past two weeks. the church has changed the lock on the storage room but the burglars manage to get in. the father says band members are devastated and have spend countless hours holding fund- raisers to try to buy the instruments. >> this place is held together by dental floss and duct tape. we're struggling to make ends meet. there's not money available immediately to get these instruments replaced. >> the church has put out a donation box to help with replacing the instruments. >>> new this morning, at least 78 people have died after heavy rains triggered flash floods overnight in southern russia. 67 of the deaths are in the hard hit town of crin
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